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Office of Mental Health

Stakeholders For Suicide Prevention
Western New York Region

Lynn M. Abaied, LCSW-R
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Department of Veterans Affairs
400 Fort Hill Avenue
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Karen Aikman, MSW, LCSW
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Bath VAMC
76 Veterans Avenue
Bath, NY 14810

Jerry S. Bartone, MA, MBA
Executive Director
Community Concern of Western New York, Inc. Leaving OMH site
6722 Erie Road
Derby, NY 14047

Lynda M. Battaglia, LCSW
Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Western Region
New York State Office of Mental Health
737 Delaware Ave, Suite 200
Buffalo, NY 14209

Lisa A. Boehringer, LCSW
Crisis Prevention and Response Team
Buffalo Public Schools
2495 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214

Tracie A. Bussi, LMSW
Program Coordinator
Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services Inc.
2969 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214

Joan Chipps
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
VA Western New York Healthcare System
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215

Kai Chitaphong
OEF/OIF Program
Captain US Army Reserves
Canandaigua VAMC
400 Fort Hill Avenue
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Cherie Conte
Coordinator for Consortium on Trauma, Illness and Grief in Schools

Timothy W. Deeks, LCSW
Director of Clinical Services
AOT Program
Niagara County Department of Mental Health

Marylee M. Dillon, RN II
Assistant Director of Quality Management
Elmira Psychiatric Center

Brian Hart
Director of Community Services
Chemung County Dept. of Mental Hygiene
425 Pennsylvania Ave.
Elmira, NY 14901

Elizabeth A. Hodgdon
Assistant Director for C&F Services
Wyoming County Mental Health Department
338 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569

Don Kamin, Ph.D.
Chief, Clinical & Forensic Services
Monroe County OMH
1099 Jay Street, Building J
Rochester, NY 14611

Lee-Ellen Marvin
Director of Interactive Theatre
Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service

Lisa McNeil, MS
Crisis Counseling Program Coordinator
Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service, Inc.
2969 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214

Shannon Oakes, LMSW
Prevention Coordinator
Chemung County Mental Hygiene Department
425 Pennsylvania Ave
Elmira, NY 14901

Pamela Paine, Ph.D.
C&F Services Program Coordinator
Steuben County Community Mental Health Center
115 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14810

George A. Roets RN, MS
Director
Schuyler County Community Services
Mill Creek Center
106 South Perry Street, Suite 4
Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Kristin Schumacher
Director, Strategic Health Promotion Initiatives
MHA of Erie County, Inc.
999 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214

Stephen C. Snell, LCSW
Director of Community Services
Wyoming County Department of Mental Health
338 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569

Celia Spacone, Ph.D.
Director of Operations
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213

Carissa C. Uschold, LCSW-R
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
University at Buffalo Counseling Services
120 Richmond Quad
Ellicott Complex
Buffalo, NY 14261-0053

Steve Wertheim, Ph.D.
Clinic (Adult) Treatment Program Coordinator
Steuben County Community Mental Health Center
115 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14810

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